TIH 178: Matt Cardin on Horror Literature Encyclopedia, Social Media Addiction, and A Course in Demonic Creativity

TIH 178 Matt Cardin on Horror Literature Encyclopedia, Social Media Addiction, and A Course in Demonic Creativity

In this podcast Matt Cardin talks about Horror Literature through History: An Encyclopedia of the Stories That Speak to Our Deepest Fears, social media addiction, demonic creativity, and much more.

About Matt Cardin

Matt Cardin is a writer, editor, musician, and college professor and administrator living in North Texas. He is the author of the supernatural horror fiction collections Divinations of the Deep (2002) and Dark Awakenings (2010). He is also the author of the fiction collection To Rouse Leviathan (forthcoming from Hippocampus Press) and the editor of several academic nonfiction books, including Mummies around the World: An Encyclopedia of Mummies in Religion, History, and Popular Culture(2014), Ghosts, Spirits, and Psychics: The Paranormal from Alchemy to Zombies (2015), and Horror Literature through History: An Encyclopedia of the Stories That Speak to Our Deepest Fears (2017).

Show notes

In this podcast Matt Cardin talks about Horror Literature through History: An Encyclopedia of the Stories That Speak to Our Deepest Fears, social media addiction, demonic creativity, and much more.

  • [02:30] Horror Literature through History: An Encyclopedia of the Stories That Speak to Our Deepest Fears
  • [31:30] Wikipedia, primary sources, and questioning everything
  • [39:00] Social media addiction
  • [47:30] Kev Harrison, via Patreon, asks about the importance of location
  • [49:35] Something you believe that others don’t
  • [51:25] Something changed mind about recently
  • [53:20] Advice to eighteen-year-old self
  • [56:30] Fiction and nonfiction recommendations
  • [01:03:10] Upcoming projects
  • [01:10:05] Connect with Matt

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